Spirits

A Society, Culture and History podcast
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A boozy weekly podcast about mythology, legends and folklore. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks.

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We’ve all heard of the Loch Ness Monster, but what about all of the other lake-dwelling creatures? We do a deep dive (Get it? Because lake monsters?) into what lurks in the deep around the world. Hear about the motivation of monsters, what our ideal Thai supernatural soap opera would look like, and our hypothesis on ocean vs. lake creatures.   Amanda’s recommendation this week is the podcast, Jus…
This episode is coming at you straight from our live show at the Listen Up Festival in Portland, OR. We shared some of our favorite listener-submitted hometown urban legends to a sold-out audience in the basement bar of the Hoxton hotel. Featuring a liminal fae town where time doesn’t exist, creepy haunted buildings of Napa Valley, and Eric attempting to defend his childhood sleepwalking. Julia r…
We’re back this week to finish out the story of Gilgamesh! We discuss grief and then journey with Gilgamesh to the land of the dead, which features She-Ra references, befriending crows, and the ending to Little Shop of Horrors. We also remind you: Choose joy.   Eric’s recommendation this week is the His Dark Materials series.   Sponsors -Calm, the #1 app for meditation, mindfulness, and sleep. G…

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imericschneider reviewed this podcast on Aug 3rd, 2017
"It's like drunk history meets mythology 101."
 
Oscaria reviewed this podcast on Feb 7th, 2019
"Lovely 💞"
 

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Podcast Details
Started
Feb 1st, 2016
Latest Episode
Mar 6th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
129
Avg. Episode Length
42 minutes
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